November 2017 News

Yale team’s advance allows gene editing with surgical precision

November 16, 2017
Researchers have created a more precise and efficient technology to edit the genomes of living organisms, an ability that is transforming medicine.

Data Driven Yale wins award in U.N. Data for Climate Action contest

November 15, 2017
The inaugural prize was awarded for linking climate change to sustainable development goals.

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s with diamonds and PET scans

November 15, 2017
Yale doctors have developed a novel way to scan Alzheimer’s patients which can determine whether a particular medication has potential to reverse brain damage.

Major research funding envisions eyesight restoration

November 14, 2017
A team of Yale researchers is working to develop advanced systems to produce digital sensory data that the brain decodes.

Recycling the rare earth metals of e-waste

November 14, 2017
Yale researchers have developed a technology that could recover valuable rare earth metals found in advanced electronics for reuse.

Quantum computing startup inspired by Yale expertise announces new funding

November 14, 2017
A startup founded by by scientists Michel Devoret, Luigi Frunzio, and Robert Schoelkopf, has raised $18 million to build the first useful quantum computer.

Study reveals how a very low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes

November 9, 2017
If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targets for treating this common chronic disease.